||Full Time Faculty
||School of Business Administration and Professional Programs
||Dean (Hector Quintanilla)
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Texas Wesleyan University, founded in 1890 in Fort Worth, is a United Methodist institution with a tradition of integrating the liberal arts and sciences with professional and career preparation at the undergraduate level and in selected graduate areas. The University’s School of Business Administration and Professional Programs is currently seeking applicants for a Visiting or Associate Professor of Accounting in the School of Business Administration and Professional Programs anticipated for Fall 2012. The visiting position has the possibility of conversion to tenure-track.
The Visiting or Associate Professor of Accounting is responsible for teaching courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Additional responsibilities include conducting research; participating in curriculum/program development; delivering instruction through day, evening, and some online classes; and, advising students at undergraduate and MBA levels.
Position requirements include an earned doctorate in business or related field from an AACSB International-accredited business school, with an emphasis in accounting information systems or auditing. ABDs nearing completion will be considered. Candidates with an interest in supporting specialized courses in forensic accounting and data security are preferred. Candidates must also be a certified public accountant with a current license to practice in Texas. Public or private accounting experience is a plus. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and quality research is required.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, send a current curriculum vita; a cover letter indicating position desired; summaries of student evaluations on instruction and other evidence of teaching effectiveness; graduate-level transcripts; three references with names, addresses, and telephone numbers; and, statement of personal teaching philosophy to the Accounting Search Committee: Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, Texas 76105, or HR@txwes.edu. Visit http://www.txwes.edu/hr for full job description.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Prepares and delivers instruction for day, evening, and some online class courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Delivers instruction on main campus and at off campus sites as needed. Participates in teaching effectiveness and assurance of learning efforts.
Adheres to the established class schedule and office hours. Submits contracts, book requests, syllabi, grades, evaluations, and other required paperwork and reports by due dates.
Conducts research, writes and submits articles for publication in approved academic journals. Remains knowledgeable of current research activities in respective discipline by reading journal articles, attending and presenting papers at conferences, and maintaining relationships with other fellow researchers.
Supports initial accreditation efforts with AACSB and the maintenance of accreditation with ACBSP and SACS.
Provides effective academic and career advisement to students at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Participates in curriculum and program development. Also participates in assessment and strategic planning activities.
Participate in University-wide committees and professional development activities.
Participates in student recruitment and retention activities.
Supervises and evaluates student interns as necessary.
Teaches courses as assigned by the Dean. Courses may include courses in Accounting as well as service courses out of field (as needed).
Other duties as assigned by the Dean.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Doctorate in business required from an AACSB accredited university, with major in accounting and an emphasis in information systems or auditing. Candidates with an interest in supporting specialized courses in forensic accounting and data security are preferred. Candidates must also be a certified public accountant with a current license to practice in Texas. Public or private accounting experience is a plus. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and quality research is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Thorough understanding of accounting curriculum and its application in a classroom especially as it relates to the education of accounting students in preparation for the uniform CPA exam and other accounting certifications (CMA, CIA, etc,).
Familiarity with academic policies and procedures of higher education institutions.
Ability to work effectively with other University personnel.
Ability to provide service to both the University and the community.
Ability to comply with rules, standards, regulations and laws related to student records.
Ability to adhere to University and departmental policies and procedures.
Ability to be discrete in handling confidential and sensitive matters, while complying with FERPA regulations.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and/or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, and University employees.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures & amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, & volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra & geometry.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled employees to perform essential duties. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Must be able to move about campus freely. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Evening and weekend hours as required by class schedule and office hours.